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The Indian Armed forces provide career opportunities to people who are determined to live a life full of adventure, prestige, excitement, challenges and most importantly respect. The defense forces are uniformed services that take professionalism to another level but at the same time it is the most demanding job as it requires fitness, knowledge, discipline and courage.
Also known as the Thal Sena, comprises men and women from all caste, class, religion and community and it is a voluntary service. The Indian army is a sheer example of pure courage and valour and symbolic of patriotism and spirit of toughness and protection that every brave soldier carries in his/her spirit.
The commissioned officers are recruited through the Union Public Service Commission which conducts two main exams in a year. Officers are recruited in the following:
Also known as Vayu Sena, to become an air warrior you must imbibe in yourself the courage to fight for the nation and show extreme patriotism in case of an emergency. High technical knowledge to fly the “eagle” and fastest reflex actions with correct and precise concentration to shoot the target will get you into this field.
Also known as the Nausena Bharti, life at sea is extremely challenging and dangerous but these brave men who write INDIAN in their religion column stay to fight whenever enemies pounce through deep waters. One can see their true potential and learn new skills when they join the Nausena.
Nausena recruits officers through UPSC and puts them into training in the Naval Academy where boys become men and finally officers. Only students with 10+2 in PCM can enroll as naval cadets.
The Indian coast guardsmen are an essential force that protects the seas. These officers not only take care of civilian fishermen, catch poachers but also protect marine biodiversity and also help in the prediction of natural disasters like cyclones and tsunamis. They put the life of others before them and with each mission they accomplish a new standard of patriotism.
Border Security Force – border guarding force, the largest in the world. It comes under the purview of the Ministry of Home affairs.
Central industrial security forces – provides security to nuclear installations, monuments, heritage sites and various government buildings and many other sensitive areas.
Central Reserve police force – provides assistance to police in case if the constitutional mechanism fails in a state or a union territory.
Indo-Tibetan border police- is a specialized force which contains skilled mountaineers and skiers.
Sashastra Seema Bal– it is a specialized border guarding force coming under the purview of Home Ministry.
Assam Rifles – its intelligence agency cum border guarding force that protects the Indo-Myanmar borders.
National Security Guard– it is a task oriented force deputed all over the nation. Has mainly two sub-groups:
To conclude, I’ll just say that life in a boot isn’t easy but it is worth all the effort you put to get into it. It gives you the opportunity to live a life less ordinary. Defense forces set a great example of professionalism and discipline that cadets and officers carry throughout their life. There is no discrimination and bias in the armed forces, you get what you work for and deserve. Even though initially it can be physically, mentally and emotionally tiring it is famously quoted that every drop of sweat in the training ground saves every drop of blood in the war. The country shall forever remain grateful for your services.